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    5 FAQs About Sourcewell, Answered

    By: Jason Boutwell
    October 11, 2019

    Whether you're the head of a small nonprofit, the superintendent of a school district or the director of a government agency, it's important for you to know about Sourcewell. Sourcewell is an organization that helps not-for-profit entities secure the equipment and technology required to stay competitive in our modern world, without facing the frustrations and potential issues involved with vendor selection or the RFP process.

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    Is Marco’s All-You-Can-Print Service Right for You?

    By: Dan Larkin
    October 8, 2019
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    Internal IT Security Policies: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Business Safe

    By: Mike Burgard
    October 3, 2019

    Wouldn’t it be a wonderful world if nobody messed with your stuff? You could leave your bike unlocked outside of Starbucks; keep your car keys in the ignition; never worry about hackers getting into your private personal and business information.

    Since that day isn’t happening any time soon, it’s critical for every business to safeguard all information technology assets — and that begins by writing the most important document your company can have: A Security Policy.

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    Are Your Printers an Open Door to a Hacking Wolf?

    By: Dan Larkin
    September 30, 2019

    As the nation’s largest independent HP dealer, Marco knows the importance of printer security. Left unprotected, a multifunction printer can serve as a gateway to hackers. Now, I could spend 6 minutes of your time explaining how this works, but HP has already done a masterful job telling the story — with the one-and-only Christian Slater as THE WOLF. It’s a must-watch.

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    4 Ways Marco does Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) Right

    By: Matt Kanaskie
    September 27, 2019

    To borrow a phrase from Ghostbusters, UCaaS crosses the streams (or more accurately, combines them). It takes all the ways you communicate - phone, voicemail, email, social media, chat, texting, video conferencing, conference calls, screen sharing - and unifies them into one system that gives you access to everything in one place. And while merging these mediums, platforms and technologies could've created a mess, it resulted in a communication technology that's greater than the sum of its parts. 

    Detailing the benefits of Unified Communication as a Service (UCaaS) to clients, customers, associates and anyone else who might benefit is a regular part of my day. And as a strategy for improving the way businesses communicate, it’s very powerful.

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    Business Security Do's and Don'ts [Infographic]

    By: Mike Burgard
    September 20, 2019

    Protecting businesses from security threats is an ongoing battle for today’s businesses. Small and medium-sized businesses across the nation continue to be prime targets for cybercriminals preying upon those who don’t have a strong handle on their security. So, how does a business go about protecting itself? The first step is to arm yourself with information. 

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    7 Added Benefits of Cloud Storage

    By: Clay Ostlund
    September 18, 2019

    The cloud can be so much more than just a place to store files. Storage is often the first need companies identify that brings them to cloud storage, but the additional benefits of cloud computing extend far beyond simply storing data.

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    What Is a Client Business Review and How Does It Benefit My Business?

    By: Trevor Akervik
    September 11, 2019

    The client business review forms a very important component of a managed services partnership. It provides an ongoing, inside look at not only what services we’re providing, but a clear picture of how those services are being provided. So, let’s start at the beginning…

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    What You Need to Know About Selecting a Telecom Provider and the Cloud

    By: Jeff S. Olson
    September 9, 2019

    For decades, a telecommunication provider was just a fancy name for the phone company. But today, that term encompasses multiple services, including VoIP, Internet, cloud migrations and ongoing management. In today's business climate, the telecom provider you choose has never been more important.

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    Quick Question: Do You Know Your Annual Print Expenses?

    By: Dan Larkin
    September 6, 2019

    A clear, airtight budget used to be something to strive for, but now it’s an expectation. The overall tightening of business budgets is happening across industries, with every line item requiring explanation and verification.

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